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Blackwater Bistro

€€ - €€€American, ,
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
+1 850-623-1105
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef wellington” (14 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
“gouda grits” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This has been our "Go To" brunch spot since we moved to the area nearly a year ago. We have had pretty much everything on the Sunday Brunch menu and have not been disappointed yet. The chicken and waffles are amazing and the Reuben eggs...More

Thank shometravelnut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy the atmosphere, eating out on the porch, listening to live music. Great food, reasonbly priced.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The waitresses did a great job sieving our bar orders and dinner orders. All 12 of us left satisfied.

Thank MikeGogola
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A great restaurant set in a historic home - loved it. Places like these are real gems. Staff was great, menu was fantastic, and the atmosphere was lovely. Seek this spot out if in the area.

Thank Coeyyy
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent food in a old restored home. Meatloaf was excellent, and my wife had the Chef Salad, which was huge and very tasty. One of the best Mac and Cheese sides in a restaurant, bar none. Great service, would highly recommend you stop in. We...More

Thank Sticky_Wizard
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Love the ambiance of Blackwater Bistro. Good place to take visitors to Milton. Food is generally good, although they should stick with local ingredients and cuisine.

Thank ggore53
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant made from a converted historical house. The service was very good. The mushroom onion Swiss burger was cooked perfectly, made with fresh onions and mushrooms.

Thank Sandi N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service, live entertainment, we go once a month for date night. Pretty good wine list and full bar too.

Thank SmoklnJoe
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to five it a try. Great sandwiches and our server was great. I am so glad we didn't have the other server, she was highly inappropriate. She was making sexual innuendos to a young man who was sitting with his father. Really bizarre...More

Thank needavaca1
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I had the Shrimp and Grits it was really great my wife had the hummus app and the soup of the day they were both great the bartender did a awesome job we did not think it was over priced

Thank Kathleen M
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26 July 2016|
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Response from camille1919 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar. With 5 or more I would call an make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 850-623-1105
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Recipient of the Best Restaurant Milton and Outstanding Business of the Year: Mainstreet Florida awards. It is owned and operated by a Navy Lt. Commander. The food is creative with a fantastic appetizer Artichoke Cheesecake and their entrees are great. Favorites include the Beef Wellington and Shrimp and Gouda Grits. Full bar available, with beer, wine, delicious hand crafted cocktails.
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